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Thought For the Day: Wrongs Are Often Forgiven, But Contempt Never Is. Our Pride Remembers It Forever

“Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.” -Lord Chesterfield, statesman and writer (22 Sep 1694-1773)

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Let Justice Be Done

Let Justice Be Doneby Michael DoyleLet justice be done though the heavens fallIs a worthy maxim that we all seem to recallJustice must be done regardless of consequenceIt’s a powerful construct said with confidenceBut let it be remembered that Piso’s … Continue reading

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The Spiderhead of Practiced Madness

The Spiderhead of Practiced Madnessby Michael DoyleForced into our darkest compulsionsWe have no sense but to feel revulsionSlipped needle holds its riddle darklyThe truths revealed are shown starklyThe spider’s head feels so libertineUntil examined for what it really meansInjected in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Remember, Compassion Is Not A Sign of Weakness

“If someone behaves negatively towards you, it helps to remember that he or she is a human being like you and to distinguish between an action and the person who does it. If counter measures are needed to prevent someone … Continue reading

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To Catch A Falling Star

To Catch A Falling Starby Michael DoyleSometimes I feelThis is not my worldI find myself searchingLooking for the doorThat will lead me awayFrom this wrong worldAnd to a place I belongFrom the ashes of yesterdayI feel as if I must … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Greater Love Has No One Than This: To Lay Down One’s Life For One’s Friends

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” – John 15:12-14

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Thought For the Day: I Will Remember That What Has Brought Us Up From Savagery Is A Loyalty To Truth, and Truth Cannot Emerge Unless It is Subjected To the Utmost Scrutiny

“I will remember that what has brought us up from savagery is a loyalty to truth, and truth cannot emerge unless it is subjected to the utmost scrutiny — will you not agree that a society which has lost sight … Continue reading

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Torn As A Teenage Girl’s Heart

Torn As A Teenage Girl’s Heartby Michael DoyleThis one has me in tears before I even startWatching torn as a teenage girl’s heartThe princess who loved me like her biggest heroYells at me and treats me as less than zeroOnly … Continue reading

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Sins of My Father Remembered

Sins of My Father Rememberedby Michael DoyleShadowed in doubtTrapped within rootsOn a planet ringed by orbitalsSeeking, search for any way outLooking for any solution that contributesToward escaping the controlsIn the Hotel NevermoreIs a bottle of tearsFor all the lost waysWatch … Continue reading

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Back In ’81

Back In ’81by Michael DoyleDo you rememberBack in ’81It had all been doneLighting our bootsWith low grade gasolineTo ignite the sparkAnd let it burnThe show is the showWith jagged rhythmsAnd the leads that flowWe didn’t knowDidn’t knowGot to let it … Continue reading

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